Hacking Roomba: ExtremeTech
The Jetsons would be proud!
A gizmo as cool as Roomba just begs to be hacked. Now, with this book and the official ROI specification furnished by iRobot®, you can become the robotic engineer you've always dreamed of being. Build a Bluetooth interface for your Roomba. Turn it into an artist. Install Linux on it and give it a new brain. Some hacks are functional, others are purely fun. All of them let you play with robotics, and not one will void your warranty.
All this ? and it will still clean your floor!
Get the official iRobot Roomba Open Interface (ROI) specification and all code presented in the book in ready-to-run form at wiley.com/go/extremetech.
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Getting Started with Roomba
Building a Roomba Serial Interface Tether
Building a Roomba Bluetooth Interface
Reading the Roomba Sensors
Fun Things to
Making Roomba Sing
More Complex Interfacing
Going Wireless with WiFi
Giving Roomba a New Brain and Senses
Putting Linux on Roomba
RoombaCam Adding Eyes to Roomba
Soldering and Safety Basics
Electrical Diagram Schematics